Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Mat-Based Pilates (QFC):
£999 – 11 Day Course (Plus Assessment Day)
The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Mat-Based Pilates (QCF) is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of health and fitness instructing as a Pilates instructor.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Mat-Based Pilates (QCF) is a vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Pilates instructor. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a Pilates instructor, as the units contained in this qualification over all the skills and knowledge required for this role. There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this qualification.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a Pilates instructor including mandatory units covering the following: anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, principles of exercise, fitness and health, supporting clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, principles of mat-based Pilates, programming mat-based Pilates and instructing mat-based Pilates. There are no optional units.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the underpinning science and principles which underpin safe exercise, and the principles of Pilates. You will learn how to support your clients; you will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to programme and instruct Pilates to groups and individual clients. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a Pilates instructor. You will also be eligible to join the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Pilates instructor. Career opportunities as a Pilates instructor exist in a variety of contexts, including:
– Working at a leisure centre or private health club
– Freelance as an instructor providing individual and group Pilates sessions
– Working independently/Self-employed/Mobile/Home-based settings.
Who supports this qualification?
This qualification is based on the relevant National Occupational Standards and is recognised by one of the UK’s leading professional associations for exercise and fitness, the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) for preparing learners for employment as a Pilates instructor.
Mandatory Group – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 7 units and earn a minimum of 37 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Level||Credits|
|UV20523||Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity||2||2|
|UV20524||Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment||2||2|
|UV20525||Principles of exercise, fitness and health||2||4|
|UV30536||Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health||3||6|
|UV31498||Principles of mat-based Pilates||3||4|
|UV31499||Programming mat-based Pilates||3||9|
|UV31500||Instructing mat-based Pilates||3||10|